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Internal Medicine Hospitalist Position in Sunny Texas

Texas Tech University - Paul L. Foster School of M | El Paso, TX, United States

Posted Date 9/26/2020

Instructor or Higher, Internal Medicine (Academic Hospitalist)

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Instructor or Higher, Internal Medicine (Academic Hospitalist)

Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso - Transmountain

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Required Qualifications

  • M.D. / D.O.
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program in Internal Medicine
  • Licensed or eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Texas

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides consultations and clinical services in an inpatient setting
  • Attends inpatient consultations in areas of specialty
  • Participates in continuing education activities to maintain or enhance knowledge and skills
  • Collaborates with leadership group(s) to improve inpatient Quality of Care at teaching hospital
  • Maintains all applicable licenses, controlled substance registrations, board certifications, hospital privileges and third party payer enrollments in good standing
  • Supervises residents and participates in teaching activities for medical students and/or residents
  • Refers patients to medical specialist, social services or other professionals as appropriate
  • Extensive and ongoing communications with community primary care physicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in hospital
  • Completes all clinical and professional records and documentation accurately and timely to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Conducts discharge planning and discharges patients
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with Paul. L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience as a hospitalist
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Experience as a Hospitalist in a community hospital setting
  • Experience working with residents as part of the hospitalist team
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or Higher

Minimum Hire Rate
Competitive base compensation

*Excellent benefits package that includes vacation, CME, and retirement contribution 


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


Hospitalist - Internal Medicine (IMH)
Practice Type

Contact Info

Tony Castaneda
Director of Provider Recruitment
Facility Name
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso - Transmountain
Facility Description
New medical office building, which is conveniently located just steps away from a teaching hospital.
Community Description
El Paso has been ranked one of the “50 Safest Metro Cities in America 2017’ by the SafeWise Report. Nestled between the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, city residents enjoy: - 300 + days of sunshine a year - Hiking - Vineyards/wineries - Historic/cultural sites - Museums - Zoo - Biking, casinos, golf courses, shopping, fine dining, theatre, minor league baseball/soccer games - International airport centrally located - Affordable cost of living

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